Mellor Engineering; Partnerships That Last


Structural Engineering is a very important discipline with regards to buildings. As licensed Structural Engineers, our work varies in size and complexity. Our work ranges from large scale commercial and municipal projects to both small and large residential projects. Mellor Engineering performs different types of structural evaluations for all varying types of buildings. Mellor Engineering utilizes years of experience, expertise, analysis and fact based evidence to provide the right answer for every situation that a project may require. Mellor Engineering strives to be the top trusted source for superior structural design and engineering in Southern California and beyond; we hold licenses in all Western Region states, such as Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Utah.

We provide unparalleled client care while embracing the core values of honesty and integrity in the structural engineering profession. Mellor Engineering embraces client concepts and project demands while providing great engineering design with longevity in mind. Our mission is to change the paradigm of traditional engineer-client relationships and establish meaningful partnerships. Mellor Engineering appreciates every opportunity to work together to make your envisioned project a reality.

Meet Our President

Ian C. Mellor, PE, CE, Ian C. Mellor, P.E., S.E. is a licensed Civil Engineer and Structural Engineer with extensive experience in the evaluation and design of wood, steel, masonry, concrete, light gage steel and fiber reinforced polymer structures. His professional license is the highest California Licensure for structural engineering. Mellor Engineering San Diego focuses on structural and seismic consulting.

Ian Grew up on construction sites and always worked the trades which ingrained him with a deep understanding of how building components go together. Many of the buildings that Ian worked on were hundreds of years old. Ian studied architecture and discovered his calling in civil/structural engineering and has since worked on projects ranging from the design of government facilities to post earthquake disaster relief to forensic and insurance investigations.

Ian is skilled in forensic engineering for construction defect litigation claims, insurance claims, seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of existing buildings, evaluation of damage to structures from natural disasters and from man-made causes. His experience also includes project management and team collaboration. Ian is also skilled in designing repairs for damaged buildings and has deposition experience.

Some of Ian’s project experience includes mixed-use, retail, small and large custom homes, commercial construction, low to mid rise buildings, historic buildings, tenant improvements, public schools and DOD/NAVFAC design-build military support facilities.


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